Basic Site Details

Name: Theatre Royal
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The reinstated theatre after fire

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Theatre  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21948 ProposedRebuilding after fire
Item 2 of 2December 1950  Town Council has given consent to the proprietors of the Theatre Royal for the reinstatement of the premises on its present site for a limited period of 30 years


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3James William LaingArchitect 1948 Rebuilding after fire
Item 2 of 3T Bowhill Gibson & LaingArchitectural practice 1948 Rebuilding after fire
Item 3 of 3Thomas Bowhill GibsonArchitect 1948 Rebuilding after fire


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Varieties Limited1948


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder24 September 1948  p372
Item 2 of 2Builder1 December 1950  p582